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The security, flexibility and reliability of our data centers is a top priority for Symmetry. This Phoenix data center provides a seamless connection to Symmetry’s other data centers for built-in redundancy, and the platform enables high-performance, high-availability data transfer and accessibility for our customers peace of mind.

 

Facility:

  • One of the most efficient data centers in the country
  • SSAE 16 (SOC I type II), PCI DSS (sec 9 & 12), HIPAA, ISO 27001, FISMA
  • Designed to meet TIA-942 requirements for electrical and mechanical
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) capable, supports 250 wpsf with the ability to support over 1,000 wpsf
  • Capable of 250-1,000 watts per square foot
  • Highly efficient power and cooling
  • Historically free of seismic activity, tornados, and hurricanes
  • Carrier-neutral, as well as dark-fiber connectivity option
  • 100% uptime service level agreement on power


Power:

  • Multiple levels of redundancy available within same footprint (e.g. N, 2N)
  • Ability to hold up to 90 MW of critical capacity (campus)
  • 110 MW onsite substation
  • Diverse power delivered by two independent circuits
  • 400kVA PDUs with dual input STSs
  • Scalable 2.25 MW Detroit Diesel dedicated generators pre-wired for additional capacity
  • 5,000 gallon belly tank

 

Cooling:

  • 36-inch raised floor design
  • Indirect evaporative backed by chilled water plant
  • Highly efficient multiple 500 ton Trane chillers with fast restart and adaptive controlled microprocessors
  • Redundant water feeds

 

Connectivity:

  • Maintains multiple top carrier options
  • Peering protocols via dedicated Layer 2 switches and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) or 802.1Q

 

Security:

  • Reinforced physical structure, including concrete bollards and steel-lined wall options for security, and bullet resistant glass
  • Video surveillance and recording of the exterior and interior
  • On-site security guards 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Man traps, revolving entrance doors; biometric and key card (color coded) security for rigid access control
  • Cabinet and cage security options include individual locks biometric scanners
  • Perimeter fence


Fire Protection:

  • Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA) system; sampling air in parts per million coupled with a dual interlocked, pre-action dry-pipe system